Desalination project eyed to solve water supply lack – Philippines – Panglao Island

The Provincial Development Council (PDC) of Bohol had identified a solution to the twin problems of scarce supply of potable water and high cost of electricity besetting the development of Bohol’s tourism capital, Panglao Island.

The PDC, during a meeting last September 8, endorsed the proposed water desalination facility in Dauis, one of the two towns in Panglao Island, which will utilize partly of renewable energy.

Boheco-1 is providing power to the area, “but the proposed project [will use] solar panels during daytime operation.” Dauis planning and development coordinator Oscar Nistal said the lot of the project [